About This Journal
The animal industry report is an annual report of the research activities that relate to the animal agriculture industries. It brings together research reports from faculty associated with various departments on campus, relating to the Beef, Dairy, Equine, Poultry, Sheep, Swine and companion animal industries in the state of Iowa. This research is conducted to support the viability of each of these industries in Iowa. The research reported here is supported by the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.